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Factory Farm "Cannibalism" and Rising Antibiotic Use Pose Serious Threats to Human Health

contaminated meat

Story at-a-glance

  • In 2014, nearly 10 percent of the entire swine population in the U.S. was wiped out by the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv) — a highly lethal virus traced back to pig's blood used in piglet feed


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